Classroom Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
Instructional Development is a service organization supporting the instructional mission of the campus. Its activities directly address the major goal in the campus' Academic Planning Statement, "Ensure Excellence in Both Undergraduate and Graduate Instruction." The mission of Instructional Development is to foster a climate for excellence in instruction, which parallels the climate for excellence in research, within a world class institution of higher education. The mission is addressed by following a model which has evolved over the past three decades and is reflected in the organization of the department. We have a substantial impact on the quality of instruction offered at UCSB. We are able to comprehensively and effectively address the needs of a faculty which teaches a tremendous range of subject matter, using a wide array of teaching philosophies, methods, styles, and technologies. The key elements required to support this diversity of faculty needs include: instructional consulting and evaluation; technical media production support; and technical media display support. All are provided by Instructional Development.  
INST-Instructional Development  
BD-Fiscal, Management and Staff Services  

5: Monday-Friday  
8/day; 40/week; 8am-5pm  


Classroom Technology Specialist manages and operates complex multimedia set ups in support of UCSB classroom instruction, campus supported conferences, and public events. Provides technical support for multimedia systems, including computers, computer networks, data projectors, switching, control and communication systems, student response systems, audio/video playback, and recording and broadcast systems. Works closely with Faculty, and Staff from other departments to ensure successful implementation of instructional technology in the classroom. Under supervision, and in close coordination with other ID technical staff, participates in and supervises elements of the design, installation, troubleshooting, and repair of multimedia systems in classrooms and meeting spaces at UCSB. Develops organizational systems to streamline operations.  
  • Experience with PC and Macintosh hardware and software. 
  • Experience with Windows and Macintosh operating systems. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, and Apple productivity software. 
  • Experience with computer networking hardware and standard networking protocols. 
  • Familiarity with video and audio display technology. 
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization. 
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Highly organized, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.  
Experience with Extron control systems, VNC, FTP, VoIP, podcasting, Asterisk, 4th Dimension; installation, set-up, maintenance and repair of A/V, computer, and networking equipment.  

Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint background check
Maintain a valid CA driver's license  
Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday work.  
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